MVC Denies Historic Home Demolition on Look Street
The Martha’s Vineyard Commission denied a proposed historic home demolition on Thursday evening, resolving to protect a 120-year-old Four Square style building in Vineyard Haven.
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As Lawsuits Pile Up, MVC Braces for High Legal Bills
The fourth lawsuit in as many months was filed this week against the Martha’s Vineyard Commission, an unprecedented volume of litigation that is driving up legal bills.
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The Yard Switches Up Its Renovation Plan
A proposal by The Yard to modify a major 2019 renovation plan will not require a new public hearing, the Martha's Vineyard Commission decided after reviewing changes to the dance nonprofit's earlier renovation plan.
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Homeowners Withdraw Plan to Demolish Historic House
Facing a possible denial by the Martha’s Vineyard Commission, the owners of a historic home on Indian Hill in West Tisbury have withdrawn their application to demolish the house
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Historic Home Demolition on Indian Hill Under Review
Old farmhouses and their place in the architectural history of the Island were a topic for discussion when a hearing opened on a plan to demolish a crumbling house in West Tisbury.
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Homeowners Revise Historic Demolition Plan in Oak Bluffs
A historic home demolition project in Oak Bluffs remains undecided after the Martha’s Vineyard Commission agreed to reopen the written record on the plan.
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MVC Allows Demolition of Old House in East Chop Highlands
The Martha’s Vineyard Commission cleared the way late last week for the demolition of a historic house overlooking East Chop Drive, unanimously approving the plan to raze 19 Mill Square Road.
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Historic Home Demolitions Are on the Rise
Home demolitions — in particular historic home demolitions — have flooded local review authorities in recent months, testing historic commissions, architects and homeowners.
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MVC Allows Cottage Demolition in Oak Bluffs
The Martha’s Vineyard Commission approved a project to tear down a historic summer cottage in East Chop, weighing the benefits of responsible rebuilding against the loss of history.
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MVC Weighs Demolition of Historic House in East Chop
Plans to tear down a historic East Chop home forced neighbors and historic planners to weigh concerns about increasing home demolitions.
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